National Parks

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Tips for Desert Camping and Hiking in the Southwest Desert USA

Camping in the deserts of the southwest USA can be a unique and rewarding experience. The stark beauty of red rock mesas and mysterious hoodoos is enchanting. But the harsh climate and terrain that defines a desert requires a few adaptations when camping. Here are my tips for desert camping and hiking. Water is Life Several years ago a Scottish Scout troop came to Arizona, and as their American

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Camping in Wells Gray Provincial Park: A Little Piece of Heaven

Who would have thought by Googling "Where is it sunny in Vancouver" we'd find the best Park closer to Vancouver, BC then Banff, AB. It was raining in Vancouver as usual...and we wanted to getaway and go camping. We discovered that Wells Gray Provincial Park wasn't as grey as the name indicated. We drove 5 hrs up into Wells Grey Provincial Park to the Clear Water Lake Campsite. On the way we saw a

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Choose a Camping Location Right For You

I thought after the age of eighteen that my camping days were over. I have since thought  about going on another camping excursion. One of the main reasons for this change of heart is the practical aspect of camping. In this economy you can travel with your back-pack, tent and poles, food and provisions and some sort of reliable transport and you are ready for your adventure at very little expens

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Should Camping be Free?

Should Camping Be Free? Benefits & Downsides of Free Campsites Every avid camper knows about those secret, free campsites. I am sure you know what I am talking about. When my girlfriend and I traveled through Australia we got a thrill out of spotting a nice free campsite somewhere. With a campervan it was easy to just ‘hide’ somewhere in a parking lot or some national park. Some state

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Toothless Campers and Domesticated Bunnies

Some national park campsites have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong. -George Carlin Getting Close to Nature May Get You Closer to the Unnatural I'm telling you, the county national park campsite we reserved for this weekend outside Portland, Oregon was the absolute worst campsite we've ever seen. We got site 1

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Camping Taman Negara Endau-Rompin, Malaysia

While we were in Malaysia we hesitantly decided that we were going to try camping Taman Negara Endau-Rompin, we were very worried that our lack of camping experience/expertise would put us at a disadvantage during this trip. Elliot had greater concerns about lions, tigers and bears - illusions of a Wizard of Oz adventure. We come from a country (New Zealand) where the only poisonous creature they

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Camping South Africa’s Kruger National Park

South Africa’s Kruger National Park is a world-famous nature reserve. It is renowned for sightings of the "Big Five": the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. What most people don’t know, is that it is also possible to camp inside the game park. It is perfectly safe, very affordable and a great way to get a little closer to nature. Camping South Africa’s Kruger National Park: Campsi

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Camping National Parks in USA

One of the best places to experience the wonders of nature; wildlife, plants and trees; land and water formations is camping National Parks in USA. Nothing Beats Camping at a National Park National Parks are for everyone. Their span covers valley to mountain, desert to seaside and prairie to rainforest. They differ in size and location, but each one is rich in history, geography and unique wonde

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